Different forms of assistance are provided to individuals and families through Category A measures of the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFAWA). These measures are managed by the Department of Communities and local governments.
Emergency assistance may be available for individuals or families to alleviate the personal hardship or distress arising as a direct result of an eligible natural disaster.
The assistance may be for one or more of the following:
Please note: Some of these measures are subject to income and/or assets testing and other eligibility criteria.
If you require assistance or further information phone the Department of Communities’ Disaster Response Hotline on 1800 032 965 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you require assistance or further information contact your local government office in your shire, town or city.